- Oregon says Columbia River bridge project is dead Updated: Mar-07-14 9:47 pm
- Yellowstone: Bison slaughters done for the season Updated: Mar-07-14 8:46 pm
- Navy: Water safe near fuel tank leak Updated: Mar-07-14 8:31 pm
- Man says he killed cougar to protect father Updated: Mar-07-14 8:28 pm
- Tucson bighorn deaths draws criticism of project Updated: Mar-07-14 7:56 pm
- Timber industry lawsuit demands more BLM logging Updated: Mar-07-14 7:40 pm
- Groups seek protection for rare beach flower Updated: Mar-07-14 7:32 pm
- Iowa officials: Past winter 9th coldest on record Updated: Mar-07-14 7:20 pm
- Kids rescued from surf: 'Mom tried to kill us' Updated: Mar-07-14 7:07 pm
- River water above NC spill high in iron, aluminum Updated: Mar-07-14 6:12 pm
- Hawaiian monk seal gets eye removed in surgery Updated: Mar-07-14 5:37 pm
- Nature reserve fights Franklin Co. concrete plant Updated: Mar-07-14 5:28 pm
- Parts of stolen statue found at Texas recycler Updated: Mar-07-14 5:16 pm
- Judge: Sequim woman not guilty of park trespassing Updated: Mar-07-14 5:13 pm
- Governor announces funding to reopen sawmill Updated: Mar-07-14 5:11 pm
- Snowpack still far below normal in Southern Oregon Updated: Mar-07-14 4:40 pm
- Illinois commended for local renewable energy buys Updated: Mar-07-14 4:14 pm
- Mom who drove kids into ocean faces charges Updated: Mar-07-14 4:11 pm
- Fond du Lac Band to spear walleyes in NE Minn. Updated: Mar-07-14 3:10 pm
- MPCA expands air pollution alert in eastern Minn. Updated: Mar-07-14 1:58 pm
- Big pelicans spotted on southern Illinois lakes Updated: Mar-07-14 12:41 pm
- Colombian paramilitaries set for release Updated: Mar-07-14 12:14 pm
- Mandan diesel spill cleanup nearing completion Updated: Mar-07-14 11:55 am
- Lawmakers send Grand Teton land swap to governor Updated: Mar-07-14 11:53 am
- Chevron pizza 'scandal' isn't one in small town Updated: Mar-07-14 11:06 am
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Department of Transportation says it's shutting down planning for the Columbia River Crossing project after the state Legislature declined to approve funding.
BILLINGS, Montana - Yellowstone National Park ended shipments of wild bison to slaughter for the winter on Friday after almost 600 were removed in an effort to shrink the number of animals that cross into Montana during their annual winter migration.
HONOLULU - Navy officials told Hawaii lawmakers that drinking water is safe around a fuel tank that sprang a leak in January.
DETROIT - A man who pleaded guilty to killing a cougar in Michigan's Upper Peninsula in December said he was defending his father, but state wildlife officials said Friday the animal posed no threat and was poached, its heart cooked and some of it eaten by the men.
State wildlife officials addressed critics of its sheep-relocation project Friday, saying the effort could still prove successful despite the deaths of more than a dozen bighorns north of Tucson.
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Another timber industry lawsuit is demanding that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management increase logging on the so-called O&C lands of Western Oregon.
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Conservation groups are seeking federal Endangered Species Act protection for a rare beach flower found in Oregon and California.
DES MOINES, Iowa - If you think this was a brutal winter, there's data to back it up: Iowa officials say it was the ninth coldest in the state since record-keeping began more than 140 years ago.
ORLANDO, Florida - After she drove her minivan into the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean, authorities say a pregnant South Carolina woman tried to call off bystanders hustling to rescue her three screaming children from the water that was rushing in through the windows.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina regulators say aluminum and iron levels in the Dan River upstream from last month's coal ash spill exceeded state water quality standards, just like samples from downstream waters contaminated by the environmental disaster.
HONOLULU - Veterinarians have removed the infected eye of a young, underweight Hawaiian monk seal during surgery at the Honolulu Zoo.
GRAY SUMMIT, Missouri - The Missouri Botanical Garden hopes Franklin County zoning officials will think twice about allowing a concrete plant to be built near its nature preserve.
PORT ARTHUR, Texas - Cut-up pieces of a $120,000 bronze statue stolen from outside a Southeast Texas library have been recovered at a metal recycling center.
PORT ANGELES, Washington - A Sequim (skwihm) woman who was ticketed for driving past two barricades in Olympic National Park during the government shutdown was found not guilty after a brief bench trial before a federal magistrate.
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - The governor announced Friday a $5 million funding package made up of tax credits and a state loan that will allow Josephine County's last sawmill to reopen.
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - One pineapple express after another bringing warm rain across Oregon has helped boost reservoirs west of the Cascades and snowpacks in the northern mountains.
CHICAGO - Illinois has more cities providing 100 percent renewable energy than any other state, which has reduced pollution by the equivalent of removing a million cars from the road over the past few years, according to a report released Friday by national and state environmental groups.
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - A pregnant South Carolina woman who drove a minivan carrying her three young children into the ocean surf off Florida was charged Friday with attempted murder and child abuse, with authorities saying the children were screaming to bystanders that she was trying to kill them.
MINNEAPOLIS - The Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa plans to exercise its rights under an 1854 treaty to spear walleyes on several northeastern Minnesota lakes this spring.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has expanded its air pollution advisory and has now put the eastern two-thirds of the state under an air pollution health alert.
CARBONDALE, Illinois - Midwest weather hasn't felt much like spring the past two weeks but the big pelicans on a pair of southern Illinois lakes are nonetheless headed north after leaving winter homes on the Gulf of Mexico.
BOGOTA, Colombia - One veteran of Colombia's disbanded far-right militias admitted to ordering or taking part in at least 3,000 killings, mostly targeting leftists , and incinerating many of the corpses to destroy evidence.
MANDAN, North Dakota - The city of Mandan this spring plans to shut down nearly all of the wells that have been sucking up an underground diesel fuel spill for nearly a decade.
JACKSON, Wyoming - Whether to allow Grand Teton National Park to acquire land owned by the state school trust is now up to Gov. Matt Mead.
BOBTOWN, Pennsylvania - Critics are raging after an energy giant offered pizza coupons to a community near a natural gas well that exploded last month, killing a worker.